Genesis ARS Linux Workshop Sessions

The Genesis Amateur Radio Society linux training sessions continue through March, 2018. According to GARS Project Manager Jack Buckley, W1AKN, the sessions will address: March  3: Linux application install, setup, and configure for specific users, i.e. callsign, location, grid, station data, rig control settings, etc. March 17: Continue work with the many ham …

Read More

Open System Ubuntu OS And Ham Radio: A Great Combo

Ubuntu logoUbuntu Linux enthusiasts are holding the first-ever Installfest on October 13, 2007 from 9:00 am-5:00 p.m. at MIT’s Media Library in Cambridge.

According to the group’s press release, “Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions, present demonstrations and help users install the free, open source Linux operating system.”

“This is of particular interest to hams wanting to try open systems that run well on old hardware,” writes Bill Ricker, N1VUX. Ricker adds that these workshops may rotate around the state. “Drop in on your way home from NEARfest!”

[See for information on Amateur Radio-specific software for linux.]

-Thanks, N1VUX

Read More